Tag: Case study

GradVantage Placement: Reflections

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GradVantage Placement: Reflections, by Monjur Miah, Summer 2021 This reflective blog will use a combination of Graham Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle (1988), including the role of feelings and Schön’s Reflection before, during and after a learning process. [1]   Description What happened?   Working as a Learning Spaces Project Officer within LEaD Digital Education, I was responsible for…Continue Reading GradVantage Placement: Reflections

Moving face-to-face teaching online, with Professor Barney Jones, Laura Kuenssberg and Angela Rayner

Political Headlines

In March 2020 the Educational Technology Team (ETT), which is part of Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) at City, University of London (City) was asked a simple question: The request Can you create an online version of a week-long module for the Department of Journalism’s Master’s (MA) students that involves high profile guests answering questions…Continue Reading Moving face-to-face teaching online, with Professor Barney Jones, Laura Kuenssberg and Angela Rayner

Learning and Teaching Awards – SASS (School of Arts and Social Sciences)

The School of Arts and Social Sciences’ (SASS) inaugural Learning and Teaching Awards took place on 13th June. School staff were encouraged to submit examples of their good practice in relation to teaching and learning, methods of assessment and feedback, employability skills development and student support. From a very strong field, finalists were selected to…Continue Reading Learning and Teaching Awards – SASS (School of Arts and Social Sciences)

Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Using the iPad to mirror a live video feed to the main screen

A case study on the use of wireless collaboration in Civil Engineering lab teaching This is the first in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. In looking back on this Civil Engineering project via a case study and a formal evaluation, this post reflects…Continue Reading Teaching With Tablets In Labs

And the winner is…Health’s Got Talent 2018

Health’s Got Talent is the School of Health Science’s (SHS) annual learning and teaching showcase. The ten finalists this year presented an impressive array of projects. Learning and Teaching Awards with cash prizes were provided by LEaD. The difficult job of awarding the prizes was in the capable hands of the judges: Professor Debra Salmon (Dean of SHS), Professor Pam Parker (Deputy Director of LEaD), Malek Areb (Student Union President) and Patrick Burke…Continue Reading And the winner is…Health’s Got Talent 2018

Sky-diving from College Building clock tower

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I’ve done some exciting things during my thirteen (and a third) years at City, but I think this just about caps the lot. It was just before my last appraisal meeting that the idea of jumping off a tall building first came to mind. I was a little bit early for the meeting (I just…Continue Reading Sky-diving from College Building clock tower

Leading by example, with lecture capture

Lecture Capture

Do you use lecture capture in your teaching? Margaret Carran, Senior Lecturer at City Law School and Deputy Associate Dean (Education) does, and she’s been sharing her experiences with LEaD, in the latest of our Educational Technology video case studies. This short film takes a different approach from the ‘talking heads’ style and uses animation…Continue Reading Leading by example, with lecture capture

Marking electronic submissions with a touchscreen

At the beginning of October 2016, LEaD loaned a touchscreen tablet and stylus to Professor Keith Pullen to enable him to provide hand-written notations and feedback on online assignment submissions. Keith is a Professor of Energy Systems, who teaches Part 4 Design for Mechanical Engineering students. The students on the course are required to produce…Continue Reading Marking electronic submissions with a touchscreen

City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

September will see the start of the LLB In Legal Practice. This is a new degree which has a number of specific features to it and opens up some opportunities for the School. The programme is to be run in conjunction with CILEX Law School (CxLS) on a distance learning basis. CxLS have extensive experience…Continue Reading City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

Behind the award-winning CitySCaPE project

  Last month, a team of staff from LEaD and SHS were recognised for innovation in developing healthcare learning materials at an NHS awards ceremony. Their work on CitySCaPE, a multimedia simulated reality learning package targeted at improving healthcare for people with learning disabilities, won a £10,000 first prize at the annual HENCEL (Health Education North…Continue Reading Behind the award-winning CitySCaPE project